Roman Names for Girls

Names from Ancient Rome are enjoying a major style revival. Among the Roman choices for girls are the following, all at home in the modern world.
  • Florentina

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The most feminissima and flowery of the 'Flor" names. Another option would be FIORENTINA.Read More 

  • Junia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Juno is hot, June is showing signs of a comeback along with other month and day names, whereas Junia, the name of the the first century Christian referred to by the apostle Paul as an apostle (and... Read More 

  • Laelia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Upside: it has an interesting ancient look and feel, related to the Roman family name Laelius of uncertain meaning. There is also a type of orchid called the Laelia. Downside: possible confusion... Read More 

  • Laurentia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This pretty female form of LAURENCE originated in ancient Rome and is still sometimes heard in the Latino community,Read More 

  • Livia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Though it sounds like a chopped-off variation of Olivia, the distinctively attractive Livia has been an independent name since the days of the ancient Romans, when it belonged to Livia Drusilla,... Read More 

  • Marilla

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Marilla is a real fitting in-standing out name, delicate and sweet, which began life as a short form of the flower name Amaryllis. Marilla Cuthbert was a character in L. M. Montgomery's Anne of... Read More 

  • Octavia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Octavia began as the Latin, then Victorian name for an eighth child. While there aren't many eighth children anymore, this ancient Roman name has real possibilities as a substitute for the... Read More 

  • Priscilla

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Despite her somewhat prissy, puritanical air, Priscilla managed to stay in the Top 500 for well over a century -- it reached as high as Number 127 in 1940 -- appreciated for its delicacy and solid... Read More 

  • Sabina

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Sabina is a sleek but neglected name (possibly due to The Rape of the Sabine Women) from an ancient Roman tribal name that's well worth consideration. The equally alluring Sabine is heard in... Read More 

  • Tanaquil

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This intriguing name of an ancient Etruscan queen renowned for her prophetic powers was long associated with the prima ballerina Tanaquil LeClerq. Read More 

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